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Narendra Modi to pay tribute to Basaveshwara statue in London

By: Keerthi Mohan

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will be paying tribute to Basaveshwara statue in London on 18 April 2018. The event will be organised by The Basaveshwara Foundation, a non-profit organization based in UK that has erected the statue of Basaveshwara on the banks of river Thames. The bust of Basaveshwara, a philosopher and social reformer, is located at Albert Embankment in London opposite the British Parliament. It was unveiled by Modi during his visit to London on 14 November 2015. It was during Former Mayor of London borough of Lambeth Dr Neeraj Patil’s tenure that a prime piece of land was secured for…

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